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Reunion Weekend 2019

Reunion Registration

Reunion registration is necessary for the weekend, regardless of where you plan to stay. Please select the appropriate registration below. PLEASE NOTE: the Class of 2014 and the 50th Reunion and all those who have already celebrated their 50th have special registration forms, while all other reunion classes should simply click the "Register" button below.

REGISTER NOW!

REUNION SCHEDULE

Registration in the James C. Kellogg '33 Alumni Center
50th Reunion: Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
All other classes: Friday 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

June 7

Friday, June 7

11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
Annual 50-Year Club Lunch
Induction of the Class of 1969 and honoring Old Guard
Great Room, Berkshire Hall

2:30 p.m.
50th Reunion & Beyond Golf Scramble
Wyantenuck Country Club

Open Activities (fishing, hiking, tennis): Explore the Mountain and enjoy campus!

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Selected Works from
The Art Collection of Tom Wolf '44C:
Opening Reception
The Warren Family Gallery
Beer and wine will be served

6:30 p.m.
New England Clambake
Tent on Schappert Field

(Kids activities; Kids' Club staff onsite)

June 8

Saturday, June 8

8:00  – 10:00 a.m.
Continental & Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy Berkshire’s own maple syrup
Benson Commons

9:00  – 11:00 a.m.
Back in the Classroom with Berkshire Faculty

10:00 a.m.
Unveiling of the Bear Tribute Sculpture Honoring Art Chase
Buck Valley

11:30 a.m.
Alumni Awards and Head of School Remarks
Allen Theater

12:00 p.m.
Lunch
Benson Commons

1:00 p.m.
Golf Tournament (space is limited)
Wyantenuck Country Club

1:30 p.m.
Informational Admission session followed by a Campus Tour
Chase House

Guided Hikes
Berkshire Hall steps

2:00 p.m.
Paint and Sip
Kennard Visual Arts Center

3:30 p.m.
How to Brew Beer: Homebrew 101
Berkshire Hall

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Class Cocktails & Photos
Geier Library, Cocktail Attire

50th Reunion & Beyond
Head of School Residence

Friends of Bill W. Meeting
Benson Commons

7:00 p.m.
Dinner
Benson Commons

9:00 p.m.
Dessert & Dancing
Tent on Schappert Field

June 9

Sunday, June 9

8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Farewell Breakfast
Benson Commons

9:00 a.m.
Service of Remembrance
Bellas/Dixon Math and Science Center

11:30 a.m.
Depart Campus

WHO'S COMING

B indicates that this person has given to Berkshire's Annual Fund this year. Thank you for your support! 

*Please note that the attendee list will be updated once a week on Fridays.

2014
Hannah Cooke
George Fowlkes B
Jake Grant
Sam Hahn B
Peter Hoover B
Hadley Laskowski B
Eloise Morrow
Quintin Pollart B

2009
Margot Horner Hoeflinger B
Nicky Picotte Smith B
Matt Spurling B

2004
Jacob Nagy B

1999

1994
Kristin Burks B
Sarah Gee B
Ashley Schreiber Ghriskey
Chris Klingenstein
Wendy Walker

1989
Andrew Allen B
Sam Burns B
Christie Dufault B
Drew Goldman
Annie Tutwiler MacKenzie B
Kathy Orlando B
Jenna Pollock B
Alla Schwartz B
Margaret Flood Vulliez 

1984

1979
Bob Thomas

1974

1969
Art Beckert B
Charlie Brown
K.C. Clow B
Todd Dickinson B
Rob Dwelley
John Hermans B
Jim Hooper B
Bill Keeney
Gary L'Hommedieu
Angus Laird
Doug Martin
Seamus McKeon
Bert Meek B
Rich Muhlfeld
John Taussig B
John Wayne 
Chip Willets

1964
Ken Morris 

1959
Charlie Ancona B

1954

1949
Bob Doyle B
Moe England


1944
John Schofield B
Tom Wolf B

Past Faculty
Don Morley
Susan Morley

Other Classes
Kim Lewis Thomas '80
 Julian Vulliez '88
Jen Galik D'Annibale '95 

MATT BRAND CHALLENGE

If 30 members of your class register and pay for Reunion Weekend by Tuesday, May 1, 2019 each classmate will receive a complimentary Berkshire School Yeti!

For more information, call Jodi Rathbun at 413-229-1308 or email jrathbun@berkshireschool.org.

ACCOMMODATIONS

1. For those who wish to stay on-campus, dormitory housing will be available. Staying on campus epitomizes the back-to-school experience, putting you a short distance away from all reunion events. You can register for on-campus housing during the online Reunion registration process. Alumni wishing to stay on campus may register as an individual and then list the family members with whom they would like to be housed. Requests to room with another classmate may be taken as well. On-campus housing is assigned by class and by alumni with families. Please remember that dormitories do not provide hotel amenities so you may want to bring along an alarm clock, an extra blanket and toiletries. Basic linens and towels will be provided. The cost for on-campus housing is an additional $60/person for the whole weekend.

Please note: Due to the abundance of alumni requesting to stay on campus, space is limited.

2. Should you wish to stay off-campus for the weekend please contact one of our recommended hotels or inns to make your reservation. Click here for a complete listing.

CHILDCARE

Reunion is a wonderful time to share your "under the Mountain" experience with the entire family, and we would like to encourage you to bring yours. Berkshire offers the chance to enjoy both your family and time with classmates with our two Kids' Clubs: the Cub Club for children 3 months – 6 years and our Bear Club for children 7 – 12 years. You must pre-register for the Kids' Club programs and may do so while registering for the weekend.

Our Kids’ Clubs coordinators have put together a terrific age-appropriate weekend for children, including games, crafts, movies and other fun activities. Below is just about everything you’ll need to know about bringing your children to your reunion. Please feel free to contact Jodi Rathbun at 413-229-1308 with any further questions.

CUB CLUB

The Club Club is for children ages 3 months – 6 years with child-friendly meals and snacks, and careful supervision. Children 6 and under will be located at Berkshire’s own daycare facility, Undermountain Child Care, and cared for by our Undermountain Child Care employees.

BEAR CLUB

The Bear Club is for children ages 7 – 12 years. This group will take full advantage of the Berkshire campus and have plenty of age-appropriate activities to do. In case of inclement weather, the dorm common rooms, the Berkshire gym and the Jackman Stewart Athletic Center are available for the group’s use. Bear Club counselors will be Berkshire “Reunion Rangers,” local Berkshire graduates, current students and our own Berkshire Bear cubs (faculty kids).

Parents are responsible for drop-off and pick-up of their children at the designated location and scheduled times. This will ensure a safe and smooth transition for the coordinators. Additional details about the Kids' Club activities and logistics will be emailed to parents in May and will be available at the Registration Desk upon arrival.

HOURS

Saturday, June 8
8:30 a.m. – Noon and 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday afternoon activities are family-friendly and all children are welcome at lunch on Saturday in Benson Commons.

MEALS

Both of the Kids’ Clubs will provide an age-appropriate supper on Saturday evening. Children are welcome to accompany their parents to all other meals on campus (Friday night dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch, and Sunday brunch). Snacks will be provided throughout the day during both Kids’ Clubs. After online registration, parents will be sent forms via email prior to Reunion. You will be asked to advise us of any food allergies and/or medical conditions at this time.

WHAT TO BRING

3 months – 3 years: Change of clothing, diaper bag, labeled bottles, already prepared
Children 3 – 6 years: Weather-appropriate clothing, sneakers, water bottle
Children 7 – 12 years: Weather-appropriate clothing, sneakers, water bottle, towel, swim suit
Please label all items with child’s name.

2019 FEES

Payment must be made at time of Reunion Weekend registration. Please sign up early as space is limited!
Cub Club: $60 per child
Bear Club: $60 per child